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English Language Acquisition (ELA): English & Bilingual Dictionaries

Online Dictionaries

English Language Dictionaries

DK (Dorling Kindersley Publishing) Visual Dictionaries (Bilingual)

  • Chinese - 495.1321 MANDARI 2015e
  • German - 433.21 GERMAN 2017
  • Japanese - 495.6321 JAPANES 2016b
  • Polish - 491.853 POLISH 2016p
  • Portuguese - 469.321 PORTUGU 2015b
  • Russian - 491.732 RUSSIAN 2016b
  • Spanish - 463.21 SPANISH 2017b

Bilingual Dictionaries

The RTC Library also has bilingual (in English and another language) dictionaries for most of the native languages spoken by RTC students. 

Below is a list of the general Dewey Decimal numbers for many of the languages. Ask the librarian for help in finding a dictionary in a particular language.

  • Amharic - 492.8
  • Arabic - 492.7321
  • Bengali - 491.44321
  • Bosnian - 491.82321
  • Cambodian - 495.9323
  • Chinese - 495.1321
  • Farsi - 491.55321
  • French - 443.21
  • German - 433.21
  • Hindi - 491.43
  • Italian - 453.21
  • Japanese - 495.6321
  • Korean - 495.7321
  • Laotian - 495.919
  • Latvian - 491.9321
  • Lithuanian - 491.92321
  • Moldovan - (see Romanian)
  • Pashto - 491.59321
  • Persian - 491.55
  • Polish - 491.853
  • Portuguese - 469.321
  • Punjabi - 491.42
  • Romanian - 459.321
  • Russian - 491.732
  • Somali - 493.54
  • Somoan - 499.462321
  • Spanish - 463.21
  • Swahili - 496.392
  • Tagalog - 499.211
  • Turkish - 494.3532
  • Thai - 495.91321
  • Ukrainian - 491.7903
  • Vietnamese - 495.922
  • Wolof - 496.3214

Milet Bilingual Visual Dictionaries (Book with Interactive CD-ROM)

in English and these languages:

  • Bengali491.44321 BILINGU 2012b
  • Chinese495.1321 BILINGU 2012c
  • Farsi491.55321 BILINGU 2012f
  • Korean495.7321 BILINGU 2012k
  • Portuguese - 469.321 BILINGU 2012p
  • Russian - 491.7321 BILINGU 2012r
  • Somali - 493.54321 BILINGU 2012s
  • Spanish - 463.21 BILINGU 2012s
  • Urdu491.439321 BILINGU 2012u
  • Vietnamese495.922321 BILINGU 2012v

Milet Picture Dictionaries (Bilingual)

  • Albanian - 491.991321 TURHAN 2003
  • Arabic 492.7321 TURHAN 2003
  • Bengali - 491.44321 TURHAN 2003
  • Chinese - 495.1321 TURHAN 2003
  • Dinka - 496.5321 TURHAN 2005
  • Farsi - 491.55321 TURHAN 2003
  • French - 443.21 TURHAN 2003
  • German - 433.21 TURHAN 2003
  • Italian 453.21 TURHAN 2003
  • Japanese - 495.6321 TURHAN 2003
  • Kurdish -  491.597321 TURHAN 2003
  • Polish - 491.85317 TURHAN 2005
  • Portuguese - 469.317 TURHAN 2003
  • Russian -  491.7321 TURHAN 2003
  • Somali - 493.54321 TURHAN 2003
  • Spanish - 463.23 TURHAN 2003
  • Tamil494.811321 TURHAN 2005
  • Turkish494.35321 TURHAN 2003
  • Urdu - 491.439321 TURHAN 2003
  • Vietnamese - 495.922321 TURHAN 2003

Oxford Picture Dictionaries (Bilingual) - First and Second Editions

  • Arabic - 492.7321 SHAPIRO 2009
  • Brazilian Portuguese - 469.321 SHAPIRO 1999
  • Chinese - 495.1321 SHAPIRO 2009
  • Farsi - 491.55321 ADELSON 2009
  • French - 447.97294 SHAPIRO 2009
  • Korean - 495.7321 SHAPIRO 1998
  • Russian - 491.7321 ADELSON 2009
  • Spanish - 463.21 SHAPIRO 1998
  • Thai - 495.91321 GOLDSTE 2009
  • Vietnamese - 495.92231 ADELSON 2009